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Installing iPhone 3G Display Assembly 



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Installing iPhone 3G Display Assembly 



Tools used in this guide 


Parts relevant to this guide 


• Phillips #00 Screwdriver 


• iPhone 3G Display Assembly 


• Small suction cup 




• Spudger 





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Installing iPhone 3G Display Assembly 




Step 1 - Display Assembly 

• Remove the two Phillips #00 screws from the dock- 
connector end of the iPhone. 




Step 2 

• Remove the metal handle from the suction cup. It's 
easier and safer to grip the suction cup's base instead 
of the metal handle. 



• Be very careful when opening the iPhone so 
that the cables under the display are not 
severed. 

• There is a rubber gasket between the silver 
front bezel and black display assembly. A bit 
offeree is required in this step to separate 
the iPhone's display assembly. 






• Use a small suction cup near the Home button to gently 
pull up the bottom portion of the iPhone's display 
assembly. 

• If the display assembly is too damaged to 



allow the suction cup to adhere, tape with a 
strong adhesive such as duct tape maybe 
used. 



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Step 3 

• The display assembly is still connected to 
the iPhone by several cables, so don't try to 
remove it entirely just yet. 



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• Rotate the display assembly up until it is at an angle of 
approximately 45 degrees. 



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Step 4 

• Continue to hold the display assembly with one hand, 
and use your other hand and a spudger to disconnect 
the black ribbon cable labeled "1." 




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• Rotate the display assembly up until it is roughly 
vertical. This will allow easier access for disconnecting 
the remaining cables. 

• Use a spudger to disconnect the black ribbon cable 
labeled "2." 




Step 6 

• Use a spudger to flip up the black plastic tab holding 
the remaining ribbon cable in place. The black will 
rotate up 90 degrees, releasing the ribbon cable. 

• The plastic tab may be white (instead of 
black) on some iPhone models. 



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• Slide the ribbon cable out of its connector, and remove 
the display assembly from the iPhone. 



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To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. 



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